David Letterman

American talk-show host and comedian David Letterman sits at his desk on the television series 'Late Night with David Letterman,' New York, New York, 1986. (Photo by NBC Television/Courtesy of Getty Images)

1982: Letterman’s First Show With Bill Murray (And Madonna’s F-Bombs)

He’d filled in for Johnny Carson on the Tonight Show many times, and then NBC invented a new show for him. Check out this interview with Bill Murray from the very first “Late Night With David […]

04/04/2014

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Watch a Preview of David Letterman’s Interview with Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr

Thanks to a new interview with Ringo Starr and Paul McCartney – conducted by David Letterman – Sunday night’s The Night That Changed America: A GRAMMY Salute To The Beatles - has gone from being a two […]

02/07/2014

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David Letterman To Interview Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr for CBS Beatles Tribute

Letterman interviewed the surviving Beatles together, yesterday at the Ed Sullivan Theater.

02/05/2014

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Sting, Lenny Kravitz & the Flaming Lips Pay Tribute to the Beatles on ‘Letterman’

On February 9, 1964, The Beatles took the stage at the Ed Sullivan Theater, changing music and fandom forever. To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the historic television appearance, artists like Sting, Lenny Kravitz and the […]

01/31/2014

A crowd gathers outside the Ed Sullivan Theatre for the "Late Show" with David Letterman September 18, 2001 in New York City as fans returned to shows along Broadway one week after the city was hit with terrorist attacks. (Photo by George De Sota/Getty Images)

David Letterman’s Moving Post-9/11 Monologue [Audio]

It was something we as a nation had never seen or felt, an attack on our shores. They savaged New York, his city, on 9/11/2001, and David Letterman came back on the air 6 days […]

09/11/2013

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Foul Mouthed Anchor Sits Next To Letterman

An anchor who was fired for uttering obscenities during his first newscast is basking in the spotlight. A.J. Clemente, who said “f***ing s***” as his first two words on a Sunday newscast for Bismarck’s KFYR-TV, […]

04/25/2013

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Depeche Mode To Webcast ‘Live on Letterman’ Concert

After more than three decades together, synth-pop pioneers Depeche Mode are excited as ever to unveil new music. On March 26, the band will release their eleventh studio full-length, Delta Machine. Ahead of the album’s release, […]

02/28/2013

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Joan Rivers Roasts Adele and Anne Hathaway

Joan Rivers shared some of her Oscar highlights during a visit to the “Late Show with David Letterman” Tuesday night. She said she got the chance to meet Best Original Song-winner Adele, and the two […]

02/27/2013

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Rolling Stones Added To 12.12.12 Concert, Mick & Keith To Do Letterman’s “Top Ten”

The Rolling Stones have been added to New York City’s 12.12.12 concert taking place next week (on, as it’s name suggests, December 12). Dubbed “The Concert For Sandy Relief,” the show, which takes place at Madison Square Garden, will raise money to help provide assistance to the millions of people throughout the tri-state area who have been affected by Hurricane Sandy.

12/07/2012

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David Letterman Talks Vikings, Hobbits With Robert Plant, Jimmy Page, John Paul Jones

Letterman was clearly unaware of Page and Jones’ histories as session musicians before they formed Zeppelin, so Plant pointed that they’d both played on a lot of records, and joked that during that time he was working “on the blacktop” and John Bonham was stealing cars. Letterman’s response: “And had you mentioned the part about stealing cars to the Kennedy Center people?”

12/04/2012

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